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Eridge Road | The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8HE, England
+44 1892 513950
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here a number of time in last few years this will be my last visit. When we arrived there was a sign saying cash only I was told by waiter to take a walk to nearest cash point at Sainsbury's nearby 10min round trip!! I left my wife alone at table to get drinks while I took... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We hadn't been to zapatas for 18 years. Apparently it has recently changed hands and having read some older negative reviews we were hopeful it would be as good as it was 18 years ago. We weren't disappointed! 2 teenagers, my husband and I loved it. Great atmosphere with a large private party in one half of the restaurant and... More 

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Thank Julia G
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Apparently under new ownership since the end of 2016, but as I've not been before I've nothing to compare against. There is a very limited menu but well cooked and flavoursome food. Especially the chicken fajitas. Very reasonably priced, and very helpful staff. Will return for sure!

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Thank P L
Chatham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, delicious authentic and fresh food at reasonable prices. I highly recommend you order Pina Colada -the best one I've ever had! Chicken fajita was served sizzling hot and it looked appetising. Churros oh my! what a treat, nice and crispy just perfect! Looking forward to my next visit. Keep up the good work!

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Thank lisia83
Kent
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We've not been to Zapata's for a while and were surprised at the reduced menu choices but we both found something we liked and were very pleased with our choices. The salsa and chips started things off well - gorgeous salsa! My beef nachos were lovely as were the patatas bravas. My husband enjoyed his chicken enchiladas and we both... More 

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Thank Joanne88
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

If you're walking through the Pantiles looking for somewhere to eat it's worth the effort to look out for Zapatas a Mexican restaurant with new owners. The atmosphere and surroundings were delightful and provided a lovely setting for a family evening out. The staff were attentive and the food was tasty well presented and a delight to eat. Difficult for... More 

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Thank David S
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

First time at Zapata. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, tasty autentic food. With Wife, Daughter, son in law & grandson. Cocktails A1, Mariachi Band completed the night.

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Thank David S
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Zapata is having a relaunch with real mexican tasty food and great atmoshphere. Salsas were excellent, tacos de cochinita pibil delicious and the churros were second to none in the South East! Looking forward to the new menu.

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Thank pg0nzalez1
Kent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Visited on a weeknight evening as a group of friends. Despite being the only table in the restaurant, it took over 20 minutes for our drinks to arrive. The same was the same with the food - the meals came out one by one. I ended up paying over £20 for a starter and main - massively overpriced considering you... More 

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Thank Anon7860
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

After reading poor reviews about this place, I was horrified when my mate told me he had booked us up for a night out! On arrival I thought the place looked dead and the drinks were quite expensive. But credit, where credit due, the food was very good and at a reasonable price. Service was also good, and as the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eridge Road | The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 513950

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?